Rachan Veeraphan (3rd right), president of Provincial Chamber of Commerce, Zone 9, and chairman of the Committee for the Economic Quadrangle Project 10, Chamber of Commerce, accompanied by deputy governors in the north, and a working group committee for Project 10, present a souvenir to Tin Tin Mya, the president of Myawaddy Provincial Chamber of Commerce, Burma, during the Thai delegates visiting to Burma for a joint meeting.

It looked almost like a business meeting – all these gentlemen - at Darling Wine Pub, but a closer look shows it was more a “get together” of people who like to mingle and have something to talk about (from left to right) Prof. Dr. Juergen Zimmer, president of the ICEA (International Community Education Association), Jens Kronberg, coordinator for the School of Life, Michael Vogt, MD Chiangmai Mail, David Brown, Lanna International School, Daniel Siegfried, School for Life, Michael Jacobsen, Rotary Club Chiang Mai West, Prof. Dr. Guenter Faltin, Entrepreneurship Education –Freie Universitaet Berlin.

Ajarn Dr. Duangta Kanjanapothi (left) from Chiang Mai University celebrated her birthday amongst family and friends on August 15th at the new To Nobody Restaurant in Soi Tewan. Shown here, Chef Joerg prepares an ‘Omelet Surprise’, better known as an Ice-Cream-Bomb of ‘Fuerst Pueckler’ ice-cream (layers of strawberry, chocolate and vanilla) wrapped and baked in egg white and flamed with spirits! Happy Birthday Dr. Duangta!

Jirung Health Resort and Spa’s hotel division manager Seewapong Kamwang (left), and financial controller (2nd left), donates a gift certificate worth 10,000 baht to the organizing coordinators of the US Consulate-General in Chiang Mai Mrs. Joanne Steele (2nd right) and Mrs. Lindy Santitharangkul (right), for the charitable projects implemented by the Rejoice Program. The donation was made at the US Consulate-General’s Office during the US national (independence) day, the 4th of July. The funds raised from the activities will go to help assist orphans.

Prasarn Pongmanee (right), the reception manager at Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel was on hand to welcome a group from Marvin’s Tours, Canada, during the group’s visit to use and inspect the hotel’s facilities.

Ekkarn Kanchana (in dark suit, left), Imperial Mae Ping Hotel director of sales, was on hand to welcome a group of Thai Airways International, Tourism Authority of Thailand and TTC Mega Fam Trip visitors from the Philippines during the group’s visit to Chiang Mai.

Anchalee Kalmapijit (left), operations director of Maesa Elephant Camp, welcomed the APEC minister from the Republic of Peru, Carlos Ferrado (center) and M.L. Preeyapun Sridhavat (right), honorary consul of the Republic of Peru in Chiang Mai, to the camp during the 10th APEC SMEs Ministerial Meeting in Chiang Mai.